Narrated by Harrison Ford, the film and Director Khashyar Darvich travel to Bloomington for a premiere special screening and filmmaker Q&A in Bloomington, Indiana at the historic Buskirk-Chumley Theater
BLOOMINGTON, IN – After winning 12 awards, and screening in hundreds of cities around the world, the ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ Documentary Film and Director Khashyar Darvich travel to Bloomington on Sunday, October 24 for a special film screening and Director Q&A at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater at 4 p.m.
There will be a public reception with the filmmaker after the screening.
Featuring the Dalai Lama, and narrated by actor Harrison Ford, the film tells the story of 40 Western innovative thinkers who travel to the Himalayan Mountains of India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the world’s problems. What happened was powerful and unexpected, and was captured by a five camera, 18 person crew.
The film features two of the starring quantum physicists from the hit theatrical documentary ‘What the Bleep Do We Know,’ Fred Alan Wolf and Amit Goswami. Also appearing in ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ are Michael Beckwith (who appears in ‘The Secret’), radio host and author Thom Hartmann, revolutionary social scientist Jean Houston, Vandana Shiva (social activist, “The Corporation”), and other prominent thinkers.
Amy Wong of LA Yoga Magazine writes: “it is a stunning tour-de-force [and an] intimate glimpse into the Dalai Lama’s life.”
Film Critic John Griffin of the Montreal Gazette calls ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ “a provocative, even enlightening film… fascinating, ravishingly beautiful and sonically soothing.”
Film Threat Magazine’s Rick Kisonak said “Dalai Lama Renaissance” is a “comedy sensation,” adding, “I can’t remember the last time a movie made me laugh so hard.”
“I look forward visiting Bloomington,” says Director Khashyar Darvich, who grew up nearby in Oxford, Ohio, “to share the film with audiences in Indiana, as well as speaking with them about the inner journey of personal transformation, in the presence of the Dalai Lama, that was captured in the film.”
The tour is being hosted and organized by the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Center (TMBCC – www.tmbcc.net ), who hosted visits by the Dalai Lama in Indiana.
After the Oct 24 Bloomington screening and Q&A, Darvich travels to New York City and New England in November for several screenings, and then to Australia on November 24 for a five week multi-city Australian tour.
To purchase tickets for the Bloomington ‘Dalai Lama Renaissance’ event, please visit: http://www.buskirkchumley.org or call (812) 323-3020.
Additional screenings of the film, around the world, can be found at: www.DalaiLamaFilm.com/events
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